Petroleum Engineer


About this role: Petroleum Engineer

On behalf of our client, global group of energy and petrochemical companies, we ae looking for an experienced Petroleum Engineer.

This role will be part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on integrating your expertise into a world-class project.

The Pertroleum Engineer will be involved in one of the largest integrated LNG projects in the world, in one ofthe most unique Non-Operated Venture (NOV) assets while contributing to the company's energy transition ambition.

  • Support the dynamic and innovative Gorgon Subsurface NOV team, in managing companys interests in the exciting Integrated Gas (IG) asset that underpins the companys energy transition ambition.
  • Maintain and calibrate the Gorgon gas field 3D dynamic simulation model to generate productionprofiles in one-of-its-kind Integrated Production Systems Model (IPSM) to meet the asset business
    deliverables, such as Business Planning (OP), Annual Review Petroleum Resources (ARPR), Decision Gate (DG) and Portfolio Optimisation-Competitive Scoping work.
  • Gain exposure Gorgon CCS as well as the maturation of the backfill portfolio and gas supply planning.
  • Interrogate Operator's latest subsurface and IPSM model.
  • Update existing Shell dynamic reservoir simulation and IPSM models to generate production forecasts for input towards Decision Gates, Business Plans and ARPR.
  • Implement and history match WRFM data into the subsurface & IPSM models.
  • Support integration of subsurface and technical assumptions and inputs within their respective NOVGovernance teams.
  • Ensure reservoir engineering standards are maintained and that best practices are implemented both in their own area of work and via contribution to technical excellence within the Reservoir Engineering function of Shell Australia.
  • Participate in and possibly leading static and dynamic modelling reviews, Model Framing Events, etc.


  • Technical experience in the hydrocarbon/energy industry
  • Skilled in dynamic reservoir simulation with MoReS and Petroleum Experts IPM suite would be an advantage.
  • Skilled in the use of the InterSECT simulation suite.
  • Skilled in IPSM and Knowledge of IRM workflows
  • Experience with additional Reservoir Engineering tools, i.e. MoReS, Eclipse, Intersect, MBAL, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in operating within a live Asset or project is an advantage.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to lead engagements and IRM milestones as well as to integrate within a relatively small but broad-skilled teams.
  • Minimum Qualified University Degree or equivalent.
  • Dynamic simulation and integrated forecasting skills


  • Perth CBD
  • Contract Opportunity
  • Work with a global Oil & Gas company
  • Work in one of the largest integrated LNG projects in the world
  • Competitive rates

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Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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Yamila Cabral
Brunel Energy Australia Perth